Meet the Recruitment and Outreach Team

photo of Nikki Nikki Dingle

Assistant Director of Recruitment and Outreach

Nikki is originally from Massachusetts and earned her Bachelor's degree in Business Admin: Marketing from Salem State University. She is also an alumni of Delgado, earning an Associate degree in American Sign Language Interpreting. She has worked at Delgado, mostly recruitment for nearly 10 years, and is an instructor for the College and Career Success Skills course. She loves exploring all of New Orleans, spending time outside, loving on her dog, cooking, and anything that involves glitter.

photo of Adolfo-white male with blond and brown hair and mustacheAdolfo Rodriguez


A native New Orleanian, Adolfo joins the Delgado team having spent over a decade as an educator on the North Shore. He received his B.A. in Theatre from LSU and has spent most of his life involved in the arts in some way. He has been a professional actor, lighting designer, and director both locally and abroad. He is also the co-founder of 30 by Ninety Theatre in Mandeville, a husband, a dad, a terrible but enthusiastic fisherman, and a lover of all things New Orleans.

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Campus Visit Coodinator

Genuine is a current student at Delgado and loves helping others and supporting them to go further with higher education. She enjoys assisting prospective students and encouraging them to succeed in life. She loves cooking, eating soul food and spending time around familyand friends in New Orleans.

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Administrative Coordinator III

Marilyn Barrow was born and raised in New Orleans. She has worked at Delgado in many roles for over 10 years. She is the S.O.A.R.S. (Student Outreach And Recruitment Staff) Liason for Delgado’s City Park campus, directing work study employees to greet and conduct tours for prospective students and their families. Marilyn is also the founder/CEO of a non-profit organization for young girls, called The Refiner’s Chamber, that uses S.T.E.A.M.S. to build, empower and refine girls into well-rounded young women.

Caitlin PhotoCaitlin Barnes

Communications Coordinator

Caitlin was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. She earned her B.S. in Business Administration/Marketing from Dillard University. She enjoys assisting whomever she can figure out and achieve their dreams. On her spare time, Caitlin enjoys photography and appreciates spending time with her family and dog, long walks, traveling and teaching ballet.

Shelby PhotoShelby Duong

Social Media Coordinator 

Born and raised in New Orleans with dreams of one day living in Los Angeles, Shelby is currently a Delgado student majoring in Respiratory Therapy, with an interest for Psychology. She enjoys helping people succeed. She also enjoys anything involving New Orleans cuisine and has a major soft spot for all animals - especially rescue animals.

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Front Desk Coordinator

Michelle was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana and is currently a full-time student at Delgado, pursuing Nursing. She loves to assist students who are new to the college environment, or returning students who want to further their education. Michelle loves to sing, dance, and generally have a good time.

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Administrative Coordinator II

Skyler is a student at Delgado pursuing a Louisiana Transfer Degree with a concentration in psychology. Working alongside the Recruitment and Outreach team has added much value to her Delgado experience. She is a member of Delgado's Active Minds Chapter and Delgado's Website Committee. Also, a recent New Orleans local who enjoys the one-of-a-kind culture and vibrancy the community creates. She hopes to stay in the city while working on her bachelor's degree and then go where the wind takes her to start a career. When she isn’t on campus, she likes to do crafts and spend time with her perfectly audacious dog. “When we study together, we learn together, we work together, and we prosper together.” -President Barack Obama